No deals with Huawei, no control of our nuclear industry, no more infiltration in our university research programmes. We need a values-led strategy.
Not a good month for the Foreign Secretary, who slips from third place to eighth. But this is probably just due to the rising popularity of others.
“We’ll see if there’s further reassurances that can be provided” to get the DUP back on side, the foreign secretary says.
“Does he know of any policy decision by any ally which has so undermined our security partnership and empowered our enemies?” “No…”
Brexiteers retain their stranglehold on the top of the chart, but there is a general downward drift. Is it a foretaste of what might happen if we fail to leave the EU next month?
Raab trod gingerly in Heseltine’s footsteps, while the Leader of the House presented the Shakespearean drama of politics.
The Foreign Secretary adds: “As for the Liberal Democrats…when it comes to offences under the Trade Description Act, they’re guilty as charged.”
“Of course we’ll respect whatever the legal ruling from the Supreme Court is…there are different permutations to what the court may or may not decide.”
The Foreign Secretary makes the case for the Prime Minister’s controversial decision to remove the whip from MPs who rebelled on Benn.
The data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.
A new Prime Minister, and a changing of the guard at the Foreign Office, is a chance to change tack on the British Indian Ocean Territory.
Meanwhile Ruth Davidson, so often one of the highest-scoring politicians, is at the bottom of the chart after her row with Johnson and strong line against No Deal.
A rolling list of all the senior members of the new Government. As we write, we have the Cabinet list plus those entitled to attend.
Jeremy Hunt was the best Foreign Secretary of recent times – and his successor’s record gives me hope he will build on that legacy.
We have the Government that we should have had then, ready to counter the charge that Vote Leave scurried away from Brexit, rather than manning up to deliver it.